Words whose 4th letter is X
Coexist (v. i.) To exist at the same time; -- sometimes followed by with.
Coexistence (n.) Existence at the same time with another; -- contemporary existence.
Dioxindol (n.) A white, crystalDruxy (a.) Having decayed spots or streaks of a whitish color; -- said of timber.
Esox (n.) A genus of fresh-water fishes, including pike and pickerel.
Flexion (n.) The bending of a limb or joint; that motion of a joint which gives the distal member a continually decreasing angle with the axis of the proximal part; -- distinguished from extension.
Flexor (n.) A muscle which bends or flexes any part; as, the flexors of the arm or the hand; -- opposed to extensor.
Flux (n.) The setting in of the tide toward the shore, -- the ebb being called the reflux.
Fraxin (n.) A colorless crystalGloxinia (n.) American genus of herbaceous plants with very handsome bell-shaped blossoms; -- named after B. P. Gloxin, a German botanist.
Ibex (n.) One of several species of wild goats having very large, recurved horns, transversely ridged in front; -- called also steinbok.
Minx (n.) The mink; -- called also minx otter.
Proxenetism (n.) The action of a go-between or broker in negotiating immoral bargains between the sexes; procuring.
Proximo () In the next month after the present; -- often contracted to prox.; as, on the 3d proximo.
Quixotism (n.) That form of delusion which leads to extravagant and absurd undertakings or sacrifices in obedience to a morbidly romantic ideal of duty or honor, as illustrated by the exploits of Don Quixote in knight-errantry.
Reexport (n.) Any commodity reexported; -- chiefly in the plural.
Unexperienced (a.) Untried; -- applied to things.
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